Purpose Emphasizes the lunge position that is necessary after takeoff. Setup Use the regular long jump pit and approach. How it Works Jumper takes their normal approach and drives off the board.He or she immediately
Purpose Works on combining the first two elements of the triple jump. Setup You need one cone set up right after the takeoff board and enough room on the approach to have a
Purpose Works on the transition between the second bound and the final jump. Setup You need a box that is 24 inches high and sturdy enough to handle a jumper’s leap. How it Works Starting
Purpose Jumpers work on their takeoff. Setup Gather all of the jumpers for this drill at the long jump pit so they can compete against each other. How
Purpose Helps build strong in-air technique for long jumping. Setup You need a raised area, such as a stage in a gymnasium, and then a foam pit on the
Purpose Athletes learn how to squeeze out a few extra inches at the end of a jump. Setup Work on this drill with a stage (as in a gymnasium) and a large pit
Purpose Jumpers work on their takeoffs and landings. Setup Jumper stands at the edge of the long jump pit. How it Works Jump using both feet into the long jump pit. Land in squat position.